Police arrest UP based fake job portal owner

Saturday, Feb 14, 2015,20:09 IST By metrovaartha A A A

Bengaluru | The Central Crime Branch police in the city have apprehended a person in Noida in Uttar Pradesh near  New Delhi who was running a fake on-line placement agency and had collected huge money from job aspirants across the country offering jobs in multi-national companies.
Police said following a complaint the CCB officials pursued two fake job portals and the trial led to a person identified  as Vineet Kumar (28), a resident of Nanutha, Saharanpur, in UP.
He allegedly collected amounts ranging from Rs 2500 to Rs 5,000 from hundreds of job aspirants and thereafter demanded bigger sum to provide them job, saying that they had been selected.
The arrested was produced before the local court after recording his voluntary statement in a Bengaluru court today.  He has been remanded to 15 days of judicial custody.
A complaint filed by a MNC in the city led to the job scam after the arrested had published fake advertisements in online  job portals shine.com and jobguru.com regarding job openings for Management Trainees in major companies.
In reality the company had no vacancies and these advertisements were given by fraudsters who published their own numbers against these ads, a CCB release here today.

Thane man was killed by duped job-seeker and his friends
Thane | With the arrest of three persons, the crime branch of Thane police today claimed to have solved the mystery surrounding the murder of a middle-aged man in the city ten days ago.
ACP Nagesh Lohar said that Babu Tulshiram Patade (21), Ashok Dattu Ghule (42), and Santosh Gulab Giri (34) were arrested today for the murder of Vilas Samant (40), resident of Padle village in Shail Daighar.
Samant was found lying in the bushes by some people who were out on morning walk in Kolshet area here on February 4. He had been stripped of his clothes and there were injuries on the body. He was declared brought dead at the hospital.
The probe revealed that Samant had borrowed Rs 6,000 from one of the accused for getting him a job, however he did not fulfil the promise.
Peeved, the accused abducted him, took him to Majiwada here, thrashed him, and dumped him for dead in an open space overgrown with bushes.
In 2013, a case of cheating had been registered against Samant, who had duped some other youths by promising jobs, police said. Samant had used the name `Anand Parab’ then.